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Ferrari ‘barn find’ sells for £1.6m

Published 11 September 2017

A 1969 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona Berlinetta Alloy sold for £1,641,366 at auction in Italy over the weekend.

The only road-going alloy Daytona in existence, before to the event, the matching numbers model was discovered in Japan after being hidden away for almost 40 years.

It sold at RM Sotheby’s single marque Ferrari Leggenda e Passion auction at Maranello on 11 September.

Top lot was a 2017 LaFerrari Aperta (£7.5m) - a world record for a 21st century automobile with all money going to Save the Children for an international program focusing on education.

1959 Ferrari 250 GT LWB

Following closely behind was a 1959 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spider by Scaglietti, chassis number 1503 GT. Offered from nearly two decades of single ownership, it had been restored and made £7.1m.

And a 1983 Ferrari 400i, offered directly from the collection of Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards, attracted plenty of interest. In original condition with 3267km on the clock, the five-speed manual made £313,373 – a world-record for the model.

1983 Ferrari 400i


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